Silver sponsors

A&R Logistics

A&R Logistics, Inc. is a leading supply chain services company for the chemical industry, providing dry bulk transportation, warehousing & packaging, distribution, export, and third-party logistics solutions. A&R provides a comprehensive suite of services through a nationwide network of facilities, company-owned equipment, owner-operators, and non-asset-based transportation management.

AGRO Merchants Group

AGRO Merchants Group is the fourth largest and most international cold storage operator in the world, with 66 facilities in 11 countries. AGRO is dedicated to delivering superior fresh and frozen food handling solutions through our international facility network using local market knowledge with a focus on customer care and sustainability. For additional information, please visit AGRO’s website at

American Global Logistics (AGL)

American Global Logistics (AGL) is a specialized supply chain software and services company that provides end-to-end multi-modal transportation solutions, customs brokerage, compliance consultation, carrier allocation management, warehousing, distribution, and advanced purchase order management to businesses in a broad range of industries including automotive, food, household goods and furniture, and represents some of the US’s largest importers and exporters.


Americold’s the world’s largest owner and operator of temperature-controlled, integrated infrastructure. Based in Atlanta, GA, Americold operates 177 facilities, with over 1 billion refrigerated cuft of storage, in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and Argentina. Americold is integral in connecting food producers, processors, distributors and retailers to consumers.

AV Logistics

At AV Logistics, we, along with our sister companies C&K Trucking and Skyline Express, specialize in drayage management. With our proven technology and our proactive approach, we provide a complete solution that improves visibility, operations, and cost management. To discover a better approach to drayage, please contact Peter Pace at 201-960-3159 or [email protected].

B-H Transfer Company

In business since 1971, B-H Transfer Co. handles import/export shipments, container management services, domestic shipments of industrial minerals and chemicals, and they have a rail-to-truck transload division.

Brennan & Company

Brennan & Company specializes in commercial marine insurance and property-casualty insurance, utilizing a wealth of experience to implement insurance programs tailored to the client’s needs. Domiciled in Savannah, Brennan & Company works closely with policyholders throughout the Southeastern United States and beyond.

Cargo Group, LLC

Cargo Group, LLC is a U.S. customs bonded warehousing and distribution facility located minutes away from the Georgia Ports Authority. CGL operates on 20 acres of gated property with 255,000 square feet of warehouse storage.

Ceres Terminals Incorporated

Ceres Terminals Incorporated, one of North America’s largest stevedores and marine terminal operators, brings unsurpassed experience and operational diversity to handling containers, autos, roll-on/roll-off, breakbulk, steel, neo-bulk, bulk cargoes and cruise vessel operations. Ceres competes on more than just price. We deliver added value for our customers.

Coastal Logistics Group, Inc.

CLG is a family owned Savannah headquartered 3PL. With operations in Georgia, the Carolinas and Virginia, CLG focuses on industrial warehousing and paper, packaging and Crating, out of gauge cargo handling and mobile project services. CLG also specializes in custom solutions for the most complex and varied challenges that today’s markets present.


Conductix-Wampfler specializes in energy/data transmission solutions for all port/terminal requirements. We have decades of experience in supplying systems for port RMGs, RTGs, and bulk handling machines increasing efficiency, safety and productivity while decreasing downtime and resources used. With global sales/service locations providing turnkey solutions and strong after sales customer support.

Crane Worldwide Logistics

The Best Kept Secret in Global Logistics. Crane Worldwide is dedicated to becoming the industry’s premier global provider of customized transportation and logistics services by delivering innovative, efficient and cost effective solutions. Our solutions create strategic value and a competitive edge for our global customers, while providing a challenging and rewarding work environment for our greatest asset – our own employees

Distribution Services International, Inc. (DSI)

A value-driven, integral supply chain partner, DSI operates over one million square feet of contract and public warehousing assets in Savannah to serve the needs of importers and exporters. Headquartered in Savannah for nearly 30 years, DSI uses a comprehensive technology platform to deliver value-added warehousing, trucking, and rail services to global manufacturers and retailers across many industries.

Environmental International Corporation

Environmental International Corporation provides practical and cost-effective multimedia environmental engineering services on a global scale. Our offerings include site assessments, environmental audits, risk and hazard evaluation, property acquisition/divestment services, litigation support, warehouse compliance, forensic engineering, greenhouse gas evaluations, waste minimization, multimedia remediation, water and wastewater treatment, sustainability evaluation and related services.

ESL Power Systems, Inc.

ESL Power Systems, Inc. designs and manufactures electrical devices for powering refrigerated ISO containers, including safety-interlocked reefer outlets, eRTG safety-interlocked disconnect cabinets, power-sharing units, transformers, plugs and connectors, and other related products.

Hapag-Lloyd (America) Inc.

The Hapag-Lloyd group focuses on global container liner shipping and is one of the top five shipping companies in the world. In 2007, Hapag-Lloyd reported revenues of €6.2 billion. In the same year, Hapag-Lloyd transported 5.5 million TEU worldwide, an increase of 9% year-on-year.

Howard Sheppard, Inc.

Howard Sheppard, Inc. is a family – owned and operated trucking company that has been in business for more than 75 years. Howard Sheppard Inc.’s Intermodal Division services the Savannah and Charleston Ports and specializes in handling overweight and refrigerated containers. Please visit our website to learn more about our services.

Hussey Gay Bell

Celebrating more than five decades of service to the Georgia Ports Authority, our civil and structural engineers, architects, surveyors and construction inspectors are committed to delivery of thoughtfully – designed marine, port and related commercial/industrial projects. Our team caters to your needs – inside, outside and around the port hub.

INFORM Software

As a world leading AI solution supplier, INFORM Software develops solutions that combine the best of Operations Research (OR) methodology with proven AI to deliver powerful operational decision-making support systems across the supply chain. With applications in automotive, finished vehicle, intermodal rail, maritime terminal, and parcel logistics - no #logisticschallenge is to complex.


JIMCO Bulk Services is a world – class provider of rail to container transloading services for agricultural and other products that include dried distillers grains (DDGs), soybeans, wheat, and corn meal gluten. Located just minutes from the Georgia Ports Authority on Norfolk Southern’s rail system, JIMCO provides full access to documentation and inspection services for your containerized export needs.

JIT Warehousing & Logistics, LLC

JIT offers world-class warehousing, trucking, shipside delivery, intermodal services, specialty hauling, crane services, cross docking, escort services and more. Savannah facilities offer more than a million square feet of inside storage and more than 10 acres of outside storage. CSX and two Norfolk Southern rail sidings. JIT is your turn key, "Just-In-Time" operator.

Lighthouse Maritime Advisors

At Lighthouse Maritime Advisors, we provide strategic advisory services rooted in decades of maritime transportation, port terminal, and global supply chain expertise. Led by Anthony Chiarello, we assist industry executives, and their respective organizations, in meeting the demanding challenges of an ever-changing business landscape. For more information, visit

Lightning Transportation

With Lightning Transportation you get personalized, reliable intermodal drayage and domestic truckload services. Committed to highly flexible and efficient operations, Lightning will help reduce shipping costs and give you peace of mind with safe and “on time” delivery. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a long term partnership with our customers.

Matson Logistics, Inc.

Matson Logistics, Inc., offers a comprehensive suite of supply chain services, including warehousing and distribution, freight consolidation in China, domestic and international intermodal rail, FTL, LTL and expedited transportation services. Matson provides innovative supply chain solutions, from Shanghai to Savannah. Matson Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Matson Navigation Company, Inc.

Oliver Maner

An award-winning law firm, Oliver Maner has provided superior and effective legal services and solutions for its clients across the South for 120 years. Home to an accomplished list of seasoned lawyers, the Savannah-based firm boasts an outstanding record of success across a broad and diverse range of practice areas.

ONL-RBW Logistics

We are not just a warehouse, a trucking company, or a transloader. What we do is something different. Something significant. Something more – providing smart, creative logistics strategies to simplify your supply chain. We deliver results!

Peeples Industries

Peeples Industries, Inc. is recognized as a leader in customer service and innovation. Our experience includes bulk stevedoring, terminal operations, warehousing, vessel chartering, inland logistics (truck & rail), materials handling engineering, industrial marine construction, and dredging. Our logo The Bollard reflects our commitment to our customers: Stability, Strength, Endurance and Protection.

Port City Logistics

Port City Logistics, Inc. offers a wide variety of cost effective transportation, warehousing, and storage services in Savannah, Ga. With approximately 2 million square feet of warehouse space conveniently located 4.5 miles from the port, we can accommodate most any service requirement. Our focus is to maximize your efficiency while minimizing your cost.

Saga Welco AS

Saga Welco is a global shipping company that offers high quality solutions for the transportation of forest products, breakbulk and bulk cargoes. A modern fleet of 53 open-hatch gantry and jib-craned vessels ensures that we maintain the highest standards in quality, cargo care and service for our customers around the world.

Savannah Marine Terminal

Savannah Marine Terminal has steadily become one of the largest transload and bulk material companies in the Northeast. We are located just three miles from the port and have direct access to both rail lines, CSX and NS, on a 35 acre industrial complex with a vast amount of on-site services.

Savannah Pilots Association

One of the nation’s oldest pilots associations, the Savannah Pilots Association has continuously played an important role in the growth and development of the Savannah port and the regional economy, always doing so with the professionalism and dedication of its members.

Schneider Port Logistics

Schneider Port Logistics and Warehousing services remove the uncertainty of international freight shipping with reliable port dray, transloading and contract warehousing/distribution – driving efficiency and optimization in your supply chain. With operations in Savannah, Norfolk, New Jersey, Houston, Los Angeles, Charleston and Savannah, along with inland locations, we can help you move your freight seamlessly from port to store, or anywhere in between.

ShibataFenderTeam Inc.

ShibataFenderTeam Inc. is part of the SFT Group, one of the leading fender manufacturers with 50+ years of group experience and an extensive global network specialist for customized fender solutions, focused on in-house manufacturing and full scale testing, offering the full range of high quality marine fender products.


Since 1948, TCW has been providing transportation services in the Southeastern US. By incorporating intermodal, truckload, distribution, transload and hostling services, TCW provides value added efficiency. As an asset based fleet with 24/7 services, TCW is committed to fully supporting the growing logistical demands of Georgia and surrounding states.


For 50-plus years, TMEIC has provided crane controls and automation systems for port cranes. TMEIC’s advanced systems drive the world’s newest automated container ports in Barcelona, Sydney, Abu Dhabi and New Jersey as well as recently completed crane control retrofits right here in Savannah. TMEIC… When Innovation Matters.

United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX)

The United States Maritime Alliance, Ltd. (USMX) is a non-profit, incorporated membership alliance of East and Gulf Coast employers (container carriers, terminal operators and port associations) of the longshore industry. USMX represents its members in Master Contract bargaining, oversees coastwide longshore training and administers fringe benefit funds and programs.

World Distribution Services

At World Distribution Services, we take pride in providing warehousing and shipping solutions that are scalable, flexible and customized. With a national distribution network, we’re never far from where your products are coming — or going. Discover what we can do for your business and your customers. Learn More.